Clippings from the Blue Grass Clipper
February 20, 1919... The infant daughter of M/M Walter Lewis of Duckers Station died Thursday of pneumonia. The father is with the A.E.F. in France.
A wreck on the L & N line caused the Western Union News Service features, usually found in the Clipper’s inside pages, to be missing this week. The paper, as a result, has only four pages instead of the usual eight. Passenger and mail trains were delayed by up to 36 hours, for which L & N officials were heavily criticized as it would have been an easy matter to have transferred the mails.
A new pool parlor, located in the Masonic building next to the Morris Drug Store, will be opened Friday evening. It will be known as the Pastime Pool Parlor and will be personally managed by Herman Williams.
A public sale of 186 acres will be held on Feb. 22. The farm is owned by Frank Bohannon and is 1-1/2 miles from Versailles on the Lexington Pike at Interurban Stop #34. The farm will be sold without reserve and subdivided into two tracts. Tract #1 has 156 acres and a Colonial home of 10 rooms. It is well watered and well-fenced. Tract #2 has 30 acres and has been in grass for the past eight years.
William M. Campbell offers at auction on Feb. 27, 80 acres situated at the edge of Midway, which includes a new seven-room dwelling.
Kenneth Alexander was the guest of Charlton Clay, near Paris, last week.
E.S. Race purchased the local barbershop Wednesday and has assumed charge of the business.
Charles Murray, Who has been with the Barrow Unit overseas, returned home Saturday from Camp Taylor.
Lt. William A.N. Mastin, wife and daughter arrived from Louisville and will spend a 30-day leave with Woodford relatives.
Frank A. Thomas of Versailles, along with 11 other wounded Kentucky soldiers, arrived Monday at Camp Taylor.
A. Schoberth sold his farm, known as the Johnson Miller farm, to Dr. W.C. McCauley. James Todd recently bought the Jeff Frazier farm near Tyrone.
Miss Anne Camden, daughter of Sen. and Mrs. J.N. Camden, is seriously ill at Fort Oglethorpe, having contracted influenza and now pneumonia. Her parents and sisters have gone to be with her and Dr. Samuel Stedman left Monday night for the fort.
Mrs. Nell Arnett Steele, 33, died at her home near Pisgah Thursday night. She is survived by her husband, William; her son, Jack Steele; her mother, Mrs. Mattie Dunlap Arnett; and three sisters.
Mrs. Elizabeth Graddy, widow of Joe Graddy, died Friday morning at her home on the Steele Pike after a long illness. She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Miller Turner and Miss Josephine Graddy; two brothers, Will and James Turner; and a sister, Mrs. Mattie Foley. Buria1 was in the Versailles Cemetery.